Alex is the topic lead in the NHS RightCare pathways programme. He qualified as a physiotherapist in 2001 from the University of Nottingham. He has worked in acute and community trusts in a variety of senior clinical and leadership roles, acquiring an MSc and other post-graduate qualifications. He has developed system strategy to enable activity and prevention pathways for people with chronic MSK pain and led implementation of this strategy. He has led other innovative improvements including virtual clinics and advancing physiotherapy practice. He has led successful programmes to increase research capability and capacity in Allied Health Professionals. He is currently undertaking a PhD Fellowship at Sheffield Hallam University evaluating optimal transitions to activity in people with MSK pain.